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The Daimler D.I,
company designation L6, was a German fighter aircraft of World War I.
It was a conventional biplane design with a very small interplane gap – the top wing nearly touched the top of the fuselage.
Power was provided by a Daimler D.IIIb water-cooled V-8 engine.
Production commenced in 1918.
Six examples were built by the time of the Armistice, at which time production was abandoned.
7.3 m (23 ft 11 in)
9.9 m (32 ft 6 in)
2.76 m (9 ft 1 in)
22.6 m2 (243 sq ft)
750 kg (1,653 lb)
925 kg (2,039 lb)
1 × Daimler D.IIIb V-8 water-cooled piston engine, 138 kW (185 hp)
2-bladed fixed-pitch propeller
183 km/h (114 mph, 99 kn)
Time to altitude
6,000 m (19,685 ft) in 30 minutes
2 × 7.92 mm LMG 08/15 machine guns.
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